White Identity Politics with Michael Tesler | Why Is This Happening? – Ep 27 | MSNBC

White Identity Politics with Michael Tesler | Why Is This Happening? - Ep 27 | MSNBC 1


Just one week left until the midterms and race and identity politics are playing a major role in the messaging of both parties. For Republicans, it comes in the shape of fear-mongering about the threat imposed by anyone ‘other’, a play ripped directly from the campaign that won Donald Trump the presidency. While these candidates are following in the steps of President Trump, they are tapping in to a divide that was exacerbated not just in the 2016 election, but starting back in 2008. Something profound happened when the country elected Barack Obama, something that took years to fully manifest. Listen to Michael Tesler explain his revelations on racial resentment, economic anxiety, and how it changes the way we think about the 2016 election.
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Politics with Michael Tesler | Why Is This Happening? – Ep 27 | MSNBC

8 Comments on "White Identity Politics with Michael Tesler | Why Is This Happening? – Ep 27 | MSNBC"

  1. Disciple of Christ | October 23, 2019 at 6:26 PM | Reply

    White identity politics is a direct response to the anti-white identity politics used by the Left. How many times can you blame “straight white men” for everything before they begin to team up and defend themselves as a group?

  2. These are the two dorkiest white dudes I’ve ever heard

  3. Science has found that white liberals are unique amongst all racial and political groups, in that they are the only group who discriminate against people of their own color. It’s an abnormality that the rest of humanity do not get, and ironically, makes them a subcategory of racists, the very thing they claim to abhor. One of life’s little tricks.

  4. so to me this becomes a question of why should minorities allow themselves to be subject to a government and its policies if the color of the person affects the that persons ability to wield the authority of a station of government. trump has been allowed to run roughshod over checks and balances since the beginning of his presidency. if obama had not been president for the previous eight years would trump had been allowed such leeway? i would argue it is a latent need to demonstrate privilege that makes what before obama would have been career ending now acceptable to not just the republican party but the democrats as well. i believe that it was not obamas first term but his second that fired up white resentment. i believe whites saw his first term as a novelty…while no one would say it aloud i believe he was firmly expected to fail spectacularly in his first term and in that failure would prove that blacks were incapable of holding such position of power. but that was not what happened. despite the many times obama was flagrantly obstructed from policy and appointment changes his personal life and character remained unassailable even as his actions remained scrutinized for any opening to disparage him. so when obama won a second term it cemented the fact that blacks were not only capable but could indeed excel in a postion that had only held by whites. trump was whites resentful or spiteful answer to obama. they knew trump would try knock obama down a peg. and that exactly what he tried to do as he tried to rescind or remove any and every policy obama had enacted or endorsed. what needs to be truls understood is that trump isnt getting away with things–he is bein allowed to do them because the standard is different solely because of the color of his skin. it is that truth which lead me back to my original question

  5. MSNBC is Marxist drivel. Not even a news station anymore.

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